Course #: MCD 0159

This course will provide law enforcement, intelligence personnel, and analysts with information necessary to understand the intelligence cycle – Direction, Collection, Processing, and Dissemination – and the techniques used to organize and analyze data. In addition to this, training will also include Federal laws applicable to the gathering of intelligence and its use.

Course Objectives

In this course, the student will learn about:

  • Reviewing the legal direction and authority of intelligence gathering
  • Collecting intelligence information
  • Reporting and processing the raw information
  • Analyzing gathered intelligence
  • Disseminating the analyzed product
  • Threat Assessment
  • The potential nexus between illegal activities and criminal acts
  • The way in which Police Intelligence Operations filters through the other law enforcement functions in both tactical and non-tactical environments
  • The intelligence cycle
  • Rules, regulation, and laws that provide the basis of intelligence operations
  • The importance of the direction and planning in the intelligence operations
  • Issues to consider when planning intelligence operations
  • The types of intelligence resources
  • The general types of intelligence information
  • The purpose for intelligence collection
  • Importance of reporting and processing within the intelligence cycle
  • Types of reporting
  • The types of data entry points
  • The need for prioritizing reports
  • Collecting telephone data
  • Deciphering telephone records
  • Analyzing telephone records
  • Charting the analysis of calls
  • Developing an understanding of the use and applicability of a DNR/pen register
  • The role of dissemination and integration in the intelligence cycle
  • Types of intelligence classification
  • Reasons why some materials receive classified status
  • Limitations to dissemination of intelligence products
  • Types of distribution systems

Target Audience: Active military, active law enforcement, and criminal justice professionals

Course Duration: 16 hours

To apply for access to E Drug training, follow the instructions on the information about applying page. Upon verification of your military, law enforcement or criminal justice employment status, you will receive an email providing information on accessing restricted classes.